Christ’s kingdom above politics, says BCMD executive director Kevin Smith at SBTS chapel

Annie Corser — November 11, 2016

  American politics cannot destroy the kingdom of God and should not leave Christians living in fear, said Southern Baptist leader Kevin Smith during a Nov. 8 chapel message at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “Whatever’s going on in the American culture around us, the Bible-believing Christian never runs around…

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Preach in view of a stadium of witnesses, says Lawson at Mullins Lectures

SBTS Communications — November 9, 2016

Heroes of the pulpit like Charles Spurgeon and George Whitefield provide models of bold preaching for today’s ministers, said Steven Lawson in the Mullins Lectures on Preaching at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Oct. 25-26. The nation’s second-oldest lectureship on preaching was held in conjunction with the fifth annual Expositors…

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Boyce College to publish undergraduate research journal

SBTS Communications — November 1, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The Augustine Honors Collegium at Boyce College will publish the inaugural issue of an undergraduate research journal in June 2017 and is seeking submissions from college students, school leaders announced Nov. 1. “The Augustine Honors Collegium represents one of the most exciting and significant developments in…

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SBTS Press releases “Confessing the Faith,” a commentary on Abstract of Principles

S. Craig Sanders — October 31, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Written nearly 25 years after R. Albert Mohler Jr. called for the restoration of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s confessional identity, a new book published by SBTS Press honors the enduring importance of the Abstract of Principles. In Confessing the Faith: The Living Legacy of Southern…

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Issues of authority and salvation still divide Protestants and Catholics, authors write

S. Craig Sanders — October 27, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — With the approaching 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the need for clarity on the commonalities and differences between Catholics and Protestants grows ever more urgent, according to the authors of The Unfinished Reformation. Gregg R. Allison, professor of Christian theology at The Southern Baptist Theological…

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Boyce College to offer Philosophy, Politics, and Economics degree

SBTS Communications — October 21, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) —  A new degree program at Boyce College will prepare students to apply a Christian worldview in the areas of politics, international justice, and economic development, according to leaders at the undergraduate school of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Bachelor of Science in Philosophy, Politics, and…

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SBC leaders urge faithful political engagement, trust in God’s sovereignty during SBTS Heritage Week

SBTS Communication — October 17, 2016

Jesus is the “ultimate” refugee and immigrant, and as a result the church has a responsibility to love and care for strangers in their land, said Georgia pastor and former SBC president Bryant Wright during an Oct. 11 chapel message during Heritage Week at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. “The…

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Mohler to discuss evangelicals and the 2016 presidential race on MSNBC

Colby Adams — October 15, 2016

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is scheduled to appear on MSNBC at 12:45 p.m. ET Saturday to discuss evangelicals and the 2016 election.

On Sunday, Oct. 9, Mohler wrote a column for the Washington Post in which he called on evangelical leaders to distance themselves from the GOP presidential nominee following the release of a video tape of Trump making lewd comments.

“When it comes to Donald Trump, evangelicals are going to have to ask the huge question, ‘Is it worth destroying our moral credibility to support someone who is beneath the baseline level of human decency for anyone who should deserve our vote?’” Mohler said in a Oct. 11 appearance on CNN. “I think that’s a far bigger question than the 2016 election. This election is a disaster for the American people; it’s an excruciating moment for American evangelicals.” Read More >

Evangelical support of Trump destroys ‘moral credibility,’ Mohler says on ‘CNN Tonight’

S. Craig Sanders — October 12, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — The 2016 presidential election presents “an excruciating moment” for evangelicals because the two major candidates fail “the baseline test of character,” said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, during an Oct. 11 appearance on “CNN Tonight” with host Don Lemon. “When…

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Mohler to discuss Trump and evangelicals on ‘CNN Tonight’

Colby Adams — October 11, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is scheduled to appear on “CNN Tonight” at 11:15 p.m. ET Tuesday to discuss Donald Trump and the evangelical response to the 2005 video released last week of Trump’s sexually aggressive boasting. On Sunday, Oct….

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